To be truly consensually involved with horses, camels, and other living beings is a privilege from and for which gratitude and appreciation are the wellsprings. Continue reading
We know each other much, much better than we allude to.
We think, describe, and pretend that we are only a few years of age.
But you and I are older than 500,000 years! Continue reading
Spend a few minutes watching and listening
as Uncle Bob talks
about how the Land owns us…
Almost all indigenous peoples worldwide engaged in practices of generational Landcare – continuously. It was chief among their primary occupations and human responsibilities to the Earth.
This sacred knowledge of Landcare was developed over thousands of years, passed on from generation to generation, always adapting and evolving, becoming more complex and nuanced. Continue reading
(This article was first published in 1994 and has now been rewritten and updated by the author, Stuart Camps – November 15, 2020)
The Lakota Sioux maintain a centuries-old legend involving two warriors from the region known today as Dakota. One day, the two young braves were confronted by a brilliant white buffalo who, before their eyes, turned into a youthful-looking woman – the White Buffalo Calf Woman. She instructed them on how the people should live and prophesied her return in the form of a white female bison calf who would reinvigorate their culture in a time of need, and bring peace and harmony to humanity. Continue reading
The Vision of Fear-No-More partnered with 53 donors from around the world to help families in a remote island village in the deep, blue, tropical, Koro Sea, Fiji. Continue reading
As Ramana Maharshi was nearing the end of his human life (1879-1950), one of the peacocks of the ashram flew onto the roof above his bed, making a loud rattle and clatter. Hearing this, Ramana asked, “Has anyone fed the peacock yet?”, before exhaling his last breath. Continue reading
Time spent with camels and other animals, as well as human and spiritual mentors, has shown me that leadership is really a transcendental thing.
At its most simple, true leadership is an offering, or an invitation, nothing more… Continue reading
The large orangutan sits beneath trees at the forest’s edge, gazing across farmlands and logging tracts. The human apes moving around the palm-oil plantations appear confused and bewildered to the calm old forest man. Continue reading
Somewhere in the mid 70’s Adi Da Samraj gathered with a group of people late into one night. At some point he asked the women to leave the room and continued with the men.
Advocating full adult responsibility he gave the men five simple rules. Continue reading